Special Services

Welcome to the Department of Special Services

Our Special Services mission is to provide the programs and services needed to help students to maximize their individual growth and potential.

The programs and services listed below are provided through this office. 

External LinkAncillary Services
External LinkAdult Transition
External LinkChild Find
External LinkEarly Childhood Special Education
External LinkEarly On
External LinkELL/ESL
External LinkHomebound Services
External LinkSection 504

District Process for Determination of a Specific Learning Disability:

The district uses a Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses Process for the determination of a Specific Learning Disability for all buildings and all grades in the district and includes the following:

1)  The student does not achieve adequately for the student's age or to meet State approved grade level standards in one or more of the areas identified at 34 CFR §300.309(a)(1)(i) when provided with learning experiences and instruction appropriate for the student's age or State-approved grade level standards; and
2)  The student exhibits a pattern of strengths and weaknesses in performance, achievement, or both, relative to age, State approved grade level standards, or intellectual development, that is determined by the MET to be relevant to the identification of a SLD, using appropriate assessments, consistent with the IDEA Evaluation Procedures and Additional Requirements for Evaluations and Reevaluations.

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Michelle Flessa

Karl Richter Campus
Special Services
Director of Special Services
Phone: 248.328.3170

Michelle Virden

Karl Richter Campus
Administrative Assistant for Special Services
Phone: 248.328.3170